curry favor with (one)

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curry favor with (one)

To ingratiate oneself to someone Flattery won't work; the only way of currying favor with him is through hard work.
See also: curry, favor

curry favor with someone

to try to win favor from someone. The lawyer tried to curry favor with the judge. It's silly to curry favor with the boss. Just act yourself.
See also: curry, favor
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The Bill (Granada, 9.30pm) IN an attempt to curry favour with her colleagues, DC Kate Spears (Tanya Emery) volunteers to go undercover to investigate a solicitor believed to be laundering money for Swain.
The Bill: In a bid to curry favour with her Sun Hill colleagues, DC Kate Spears agrees to an undercover assignment aimed at catching drugs supremo David Swain - the killer of DS McAllister's lover - but soon finds herself falling for his sinister charms, jeopardising the whole operation.